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The 10 Best Mexican Restaurants in Capitol Hill

Updated: November 30, 2020

Did someone say Mexican food? We did the heavy lifting for you by scouring all the top review sites to find the top 10 Mexican restaurants in Capitol Hill. Explore everything you need to know about the best Mexican restaurants below.

Tacos Chukis

Mexican · $5 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5

Fogón Cocina Mexicana

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Barrio Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Mexican · $18 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

Mezcaleria Oaxaca

Mexican · $19 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5

La Cocina Oaxaquena

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Carmelo’s Tacos

Mexican · $8 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5

Rumba

Mexican · $14 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

El Xolo

Mexican
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 3.5

Rocket Taco

Mexican · $13 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0

Poquitos

Mexican · $17 avg. main dish
Seattle, Capitol Hill
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

Finding the best Mexican restaurant for you shouldn’t feel like a second job. We analyzed 4854 Seattle restaurants on Yelp and Google, 1095134 Seattle restaurant reviews, and 1116 lists and articles – looking closely at what Seattle Magazine, Seattle Magazine and SeattleMet had to say – and applied our Feastfox magic. The spots that made the cut have been featured in Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle, Seattle Magazine - The Best Mexican Restaurants in Seattle and SeattleMet - 18 Mexican Restaurants to Know and Love. Our engine uses real-time data to only show restaurants that are open and their available services, so you can stay safe on your terms. Every restaurant shown earned its spot fair and square. With Feastfox, money never makes the list. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • A next-level match for mole

    When ordering mole, experts suggest pairing it with a glass of Negra Modelo, a popular beer.

Factoids

  • A typical drink from Mexico

    Often regarded as one of the most traditional drinks in Mexico, cerveza preparada is a favorite choice across the country, often prepared with beer, lime juice, hot sauce, chili spices.

Parking information

Getting a good parking spot in Capitol Hill can be tough, and it’s worse if you’re hungry. To make the hunt for parking easier, we’ve partnered with a cutting-edge digital parking reservation system, Spothero, that enables you to book a spot in advance before you visit your chosen Mexican spot.

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